“The press needs to take a 60-day chill pill"

But “the press needs to take a 60-day chill pill,” said Richard Parker, a policy, politics and media expert at Harvard University.

Obama’s approval ratings are tanking and everyone will recall the early stumbles and misrepresentations, said Larry Sabato, a University of Virginia politics expert. Critics will be relentless but, “It isn’t a fatal error.”

“There are more than three years left in the Obama presidency — plenty of time for other unforeseen events to take precedence,” said Sabato.

“And maybe Obamacare will work better than the current obituaries suggest.”